Parties, holidays, visits … A summer for children in Montauban

Summer rhymes with activities. For the summer period, the town hall of Montauban offers a whole special program for children. In July and August, the young people will be able to take advantage of events dedicated exclusively to them. Hiking, rallies or even constructions, here areappointment calendar for children in Montauban.

“Leaving in book”, the youth book festival

A national demonstration invites itself to Montauban. “Partir en livre” is an event that allows books to leave “its usual places”. For once, it is the books that must meet the children. The event takes place in Montauban on Tuesday 19 July from 10.30am in the form of a stroll through the city, “Montalban stories”.

Organized by Mémo and CIAP, the walk will allow families to discover the city through “stories and fun activities”. The departure will be at the old folk high school. When booking at la Mémo or on 05 63 91 88 00.

“A la carte holidays”

From the 11th to the 29th of July, teenagers will be able to experience many activities thanks to the program “Your holiday à la carte”, which is run by the Sports and Youth Department. Tree climbing, mountain biking, hiking, surfing, wakeboarding or even rowing … The range of activities is wide. More information from Roseraiens Ungdomscenter:

Discover the city of Montauban

A new way to see the city of Montauban: Explore it through a sports rally. Puzzles are set throughout the course, and athletes must be curious, thoughtful and equipped with a good sense of direction to be successful. Two dates are scheduled: Tuesday, July 26 and August 9 at. 10.30. The activity is free and after reservation. More information at

Another way to discover the city with a sculpture workshop. Touch and draw the architecture of Place Nationale. Arcades, pilasters and mirands are just waiting for the cubs to be reproduced on a clay plate. Two workshops are offered: Thursday, July 21 and August 18. Free when booking on

Create an imaginary city

For the more creative, a construction workshop is also advertised. The goal: to create its imaginary city. Then the children become real architects. They can build round, square or rectangular houses using wooden planks. The workshop is scheduled for Thursday, July 21 and August 18 at. 15.00 Always free and when booking on The presence of a parent is requested.

The city also has many special conditions for children to discover, be it its small streets, its squares, its houses and its gardens. On Tuesday, August 2, at 10:30 a.m., children were guided by Ingres Bourdelle Museum will be able to discover Montauban’s hidden secrets. Free when booking on

Events at the Victor-Brun Natural History Museum

To complete the many activities already offered, Victor-Brun Museum of Natural History also offers a variety of activities dedicated to children. Then several workshops are arranged over the summer:

  • Méganimal, the museum’s chimeras, is a playful and creative workshop. The youngest will be able to mix body parts of animals from the museum to create real chimeras. The workshop will be offered on Thursday 4 August at 10.00.
  • Mystery Bird allows children to learn to identify birds through play. In the form of a “Who is this” game, the workshop is scheduled for Tuesday, August 2 at. 10.30.
  • “Hard hard to be a pangolin” is an activity that allows children to discover the museum’s few endangered species, such as the pangolin, “a strange-looking animal that feeds on an oversized tongue”. The youngest will be able to make and leave with a Pangolin magnet on Thursday 16 August at 10:30.
  • A final animation is planned to detect the insects. They very often arouse fear, “yet they are also beautiful, surprising and useful”. The museum then wants to raise awareness of these little creatures to “become familiar with these amazing little beasts”. The time is given on Tuesday 18 August at 10.30.

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Other important events

According to City Hall, “four dates must be remembered for this activity, which will delight the little ones”. July 27, August 3, August 10 and August 17, 2022 meet for “Wednesdays for the little ones”. In the form of a village with inflatable games, the facilities inEsplanade of fountain will accept children from 10:00 to 12:00 and from 14:00 to 18:00. Musical entertainment, inflatable doctor and water doctor are on the program.

Another important date for Montauban: Friday, August 19th. The traditional patriotic ceremonies for the liberation of the city take place at City Hall at 10.30am. Then another appointment is given at. 21.30 Place de la Liberation. Please note that a festive evening is planned from kl. 19.30. “La Guinguette de la Liberation takes place on Cours Foucault for a dancing and cozy evening,” adds City Hall.

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